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Jun 03
2011

Pension funded status slips

Posted by Stephen Taub in Riskpensionspension fundsCashCareers/ManagementBNY Mellon Pension ServicesBNY Mellon Asset Management

Stephen Taub

The funded status of pension funds slipped for the first time in nine months.

The funded status of the typical U.S. corporate pension plan in May fell 2.3 percentage points to 86.9 percent, according to monthly statistics published by BNY Mellon Asset Management. This also erased nearly half of the gains achieved since the beginning of the year.    

May 06
2011

Pension plans move closer to fully funded

Posted by Stephen Taub in Riskpensionspension fundsMercerCashCareers/ManagementBNY Mellon Pension ServicesBNY Mellon Asset Management

Stephen Taub
Corporate pension funds continue to become flusher thanks to the surging stock market.

The funded status of the typical U.S. corporate pension plan in April rose 0.7 percentage points to 89.2 percent, the eighth consecutive month of improvement, according to monthly statistics published by BNY Mellon Asset Management.    

The funding ratio for the typical corporate plan has improved 4.9 percentage points since the beginning of the year.

Apr 05
2011

Pension funded status ticks up again

Posted by Stephen Taub in pensionspension fundsPension Benefit Guaranty CorporationPBGCCashBNY Mellon Asset Management

Stephen Taub

Follow the bouncing stock market.

The funded status of the typical U.S. corporate pension plan in March climbed only slightly last month, by 0.5 percentage points to 88.5 percent, according to BNY Mellon Asset Management.

Mar 08
2011

Will stock market rally save pensions?

Posted by Stephen Taub in Riskpensionspension fundsDiscount rateCashCareers/ManagementBNY Mellon Pension ServicesBNY Mellon Asset Management401k

Stephen Taub

The surging stock market rally not only is repairing personal balance sheets and 401(k) accounts. It is also defusing the corporate pension crisis.

The funded status of the typical US corporate pension plan in February rose 0.4 percentage points to 88 percent, according to monthly statistics published by BNY Mellon Asset Management.    

Jan 05
2011

Pension funded status surges to 9-month high

Posted by Stephen Taub in pensionsinvestmentsinvestment grade bondsequitiesCashBNY Mellon Pension ServicesBNY Mellon Asset Management

Stephen Taub

The funded status of the typical US corporate pension plan stands at its best position since March 2010.

Thanks to the strong stock market performance in December, the average pension's funded status surged 3.8 percentage points in December, to 84.3 percent, according to BNY Mellon Asset Management.    

Dec 07
2010

Pension plan funding continues slow gains

Posted by Stephen Taub in pensionspension fundsPension Benefit Guaranty CorporationCashBNY Mellon Pension ServicesBNY Mellon Asset Management

Stephen Taub

Pension plans' funding status improved again last month as stocks and interest rates continued to climb.

The typical US corporate pension plan in November saw its status inch up to 80.5 percent from 80.3 percent the prior month, according to monthly statistics published by BNY Mellon Asset Management.    

Assets for the typical plan declined 0.4 percent. A slight gain of 0.6 percent in the US equity markets was offset by a drop of 4.8 percent in international stocks, according to the BNY Mellon.

Nov 03
2010

Pension funded status improves again

Posted by Stephen Taub in stock marketpensionsPension Benefit Guaranty CorporationCashCareers/ManagementBNY Mellon Asset Management

Stephen Taub

Nothing like a stock market rally to alleviate concerns about a pension funding crisis.

The funded status for the typical US corporate pension plan climbed 4.4 percentage points to 80.3 percent, the best status since May 31, 2010, according to BNY Mellon Asset Management's monthly report.

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